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Mascherano, Busquets back for Barca

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent |

Barcelona's defensive injury issues are showing signs of easing with Javier Mascherano and Sergio Busquets both returning to full training ahead of Sunday’s La Liga trip to Villarreal. • Ledwith: Youngsters the key • Tomas: La Li...

Heinze could join Bielsa at OM - Lucho

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent |

Lucho Gonzalez has backed his former boss Marcelo Bielsa and ex-teammate Gabriel Heinze to be successful at Marseille should the pair unite at the Stade Velodrome. Bielsa, 58, is expected to sign a three-year deal in the coming days to take ov...

Ancelotti 'happy with everything' after win Video

Kevin Palmer |

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has declared himself "happy with everything" after his side secured a 1-0 first leg advantage in their Champions League semifinal against Bayern Munich. • Hunter: Lahm shift backfires • Dela...

Juve wary of Benfica's threat in semi Video

Ben Gladwell, Italy Correspondent |

Juventus coach Antonio Conte says he has seen enough Benfica games to know his side face their biggest hurdle yet on the way to a potential Europa League final at their own Juventus Stadium. • Rzouki: Clash of titans Napoli coach Rafael ...

Barca summer transfer ban lifted

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 23 2014

FIFA has temporarily suspended the transfer ban handed to Barcelona meaning the club will be able to buy players this summer, pending an appeal. Earlier in April, Barcelona were banned by FIFA from signing any players for two consecutive transfer...

Barca welcome FIFA transfer ban call

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 23 2014

Barcelona have welcomed FIFA’s move to temporarily suspend the transfer ban which had been imposed for breaking youth transfer regulations. FIFA announced early on Wednesday that it had decided to provisionally lift the sanction, pending al...

Napoli defender Henrique escapes car crash

Ben Gladwell, Italy Correspondent |

Napoli defender Henrique has escaped with minor cuts and a shock after crashing his car on his way home from training on Wednesday. The Brazilian defender spun his car and wrote it off in an accident which happened in wet conditions en route...

Schalke intent on visiting Russian president Putin

Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent |

Schalke remain keen to visit Russian president Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin and insist there is no problem with the club's sponsorship deal involving Gazprom. However, any potential trip to Russia will wait until after the World Cup, the club...

French minister backs headscarf ban

Ian Holyman, France Correspondent | April, 23 2014

France's new sports minister Thierry Braillard has backed the French Football Federation's decision to uphold their ban on headscarves for players despite pressure from FIFA. Last Sunday on beIN SPORTS, FIFA president Sepp Blatter declared the...

Mattia De Sciglio open to Milan departure

Ben Gladwell, Italy Correspondent | April, 23 2014

AC Milan full-back Mattia De Sciglio has not ruled out leaving the club at the end of the season, if it were in their best interests to sell him. • Paul: El Shaarawy nears return The 21-year-old has featured in only two of the ...

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